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Hispanic Texans Prove Decisive in Presidential Race

Hispanic Texans Prove Decisive in Presidential Race

November 4, 2020

Hispanic Texans played a pivotal role in helping President Donald Trump carry the state in Tuesday’s election, just as a Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation poll in August suggested they would.

THPF Analysis: Hispanic Voters Will Decide Texas

THPF Analysis: Hispanic Voters Will Decide Texas

October 1, 2020

Hispanic voters are poised to determine which presidential candidate carries Texas in the November 3 election, according to a Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation analysis of polling, historical results and turnout projections.

Listen: TXHPF President on the Mark Davis Show

Listen: TXHPF President on the Mark Davis Show

August 31, 2020

Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation’s Jason Villalba was a guest on the Mark Davis radio show on Aug. 31. Guest host Scott Braddock asked about the mission of TXHPF and our research on how voters feel about the presidential race and about the impact of COVID-19 on their lives.

Views of State’s Virus Response Vary Widely by Race

Views of State’s Virus Response Vary Widely by Race

August 24, 2020

Texans are deeply divided along racial lines over whether the state has relaxed coronavirus-related restrictions too quickly and whether getting the economy going or slowing the spread of the virus should be a higher priority.

Texas Hispanics Prefer Biden; Trump Leads Overall in State

Texas Hispanics Prefer Biden; Trump Leads Overall in State

August 17, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by a relatively modest margin among Hispanic voters in Texas, suggesting that Hispanics will have a pivotal role in deciding who wins the state this fall.

Why this Corpus Christi native’s appointment to this foundation matters

Why this Corpus Christi native’s appointment to this foundation matters

April 23, 2020

Corpus Christi native Sarah Saldaña has joined the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation. Now that the surface has been scratched, let’s look at the significance of Saldaña and this foundation.

Prominent Democrats join group focused on studying Texas Latinos

Prominent Democrats join group focused on studying Texas Latinos

April 16, 2020

Three prominent Democrats have joined the board of the newly formed Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation, giving the group formed by a former Dallas Republican lawmaker a much needed bipartisan boost.

Former Dallas lawmaker launches think tank dedicated to studying Texas Latinos

Former Dallas lawmaker launches think tank dedicated to studying Texas Latinos

March 17, 2020

As a politician, Jason Villalba always struggled to find data on how Latinos felt about many of the issues he faced in the Texas House.

Latino voters in Texas are the sleeping giant that is beginning to stir

Latino voters in Texas are the sleeping giant that is beginning to stir

March 15, 2020

The Native American Quinnipiac tribe of North America has a legend to explain a peculiar rock embankment resting peacefully on the hills just north of New Haven, Conn.